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My Damascus Road Moment(s) – Wine(s) that I Love

“Hearty Burgundy” was the red wine that everybody drank. Which, by the way, didn't have a drop of Burgundy. Ew.

Can Budget Pinot Noir be a Daily Drinker?

I've had frugally-priced Pinots that tasted like dirt (not "earth," but actual dirt), some that tasted like they had a good dollop of cheap Syrah added.

What Was Your Wine “Road to Damascus” Moment?

Recently, I attended a weekly tasting with a group of friends at a wine shop, which we affectionately call “Church.” 

2012 Lenz Moser Prestige Blaufränkisch

In his first "official" post, he shares his experience with the Blaufränkisch (the what?!?) that he tasted a few evenings ago.

Honeymoon, Africa, Cape Town, and Wine! (Part Six – Once in a Lifetime!)

My bride and I had many wonderful meals whilst we were on our honeymoon, but we were looking for something extra special.

My Rosé Wine Haul!

I decided that I was going to do some ironing, and in order to do ironing (a sacred task rarely performed nowadays) I require some, let's just say, distraction.

Honeymoon, Africa, Cape Town, and Wine!

Before you jump to conclusions, no, I'm not (re)married! This post is by my friend and today's guest author, Andras. He recently remarried and he and his new wife honeymooned in the wine country of South Africa around Cape Town.

Wine Spectator Grand Tour Las Vegas! And an Oops.

The concept of the Wine Spectator Grand Tour is pretty simple: showcase over 240 90+ point wines to ravening oenophiles. Period.

Nebbiolo, the New World, and Food

Nebbiolo has always been Italy’s wine. No matter what, it seemed as if the grape wanted to stay firmly attached to Piedmont’s hind teat and refuse to be weaned into the new world.

After the House, the Search for the Perfect Merlot

Personally, I have a hard time with Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec because they are real bruisers. Unless, of course, there's a candlelit, air-conditioned romantic dinner involved...